Archive for January 14, 2024

Auxiliary Bishop Silvio Báez, at right in the background, and Father Edwing Román, foreground center, both of the Archdiocese of Managua in Nicaragua, process into St. Vincent de Paul Church in Exposition Park in Los Angeles for Mass on Jan. 6, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Theresa Cisneros

Hundreds pack Los Angeles church as exiled bishop, priest speak against Nicaragua regime

Auxiliary Bishop Silvio Báez of Managua and Father Edwing Román came to L.A. days after authorities there arrested several priests. Read more

Consecration of Munkeby monastery church, Norway, on Dec. 5, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Emma Silvestri

Norway monks consecrate new church in area of ancient ruins of Munkeby

Monks of the Cistercian Trappist order consecrated a new church in December, inaugurating their brand-new monastery in the Trondheim Fjord.  Read more

Pope Francis appears in the window of the Apostolic Palace to give his Sunday Angelus address on Jan. 14, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: ‘War itself is a crime against humanity’

Speaking at the end of his Angelus address, the pope urged people to pray for all who are suffering due... Read more

Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matalgalpa, Nicaragua.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Nicaraguan dictatorship releases Bishop Álvarez, brother bishop, and priests

The dictatorship of Daniel Ortega on Sunday released and sent to the Vatican two imprisoned Nicaraguan bishops along with 15... Read more